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Liat Kornowski

Proof That Hollywood All But Recycles Itself

HuffingtonPost.com | Liat Kornowski | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

It's hard to come up with a winning recipe in Hollywood. A successful movie must attract the masses, garner positive reviews (or at least passable one...

On August: Osage County

Clive Davis | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Clive Davis

Rather than shrug it off as another expected Streep tour de force, marvel at the ability of this remarkable actress to touch you and affect your emotions like no one else.

August: Osage County. Why Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts Are Like Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant

Tony Potts | Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment
Tony Potts

Don't get me wrong. It's funny here and there. Funny as in this situation is so absurd/awkward it's funny. Funny as in biting humor with razor sharp teeth laced with tabasco sauce. And I love tabasco sauce.

Attack of the Alien Armchair: The Adventure of the New "Luxury" Movie Seats

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 12.25.2013 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

What's next? Chaise lounges in Carnegie Hall? Beds on Broadway? I couldn't help thinking, as I glanced around the darkened theater after the heart-pounding, climactic scene of Captain Phillips: Isn't this what it looked like right before the fall of the Roman Empire?

The Gentleman's B

Jon Eig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

It's October. The heavy hitters are arriving. Clooney and Hanks. Streep and ... well, there is no one like Streep. This week, we have new movies from Tommy Solomon and Opie Cunningham (look them up).

Brandon: The Brandon Lee Movie Project

Sandra Kwesi Cameron | Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment
Sandra Kwesi Cameron

The story of the 1993 accidental death of the actor Brandon Bruce Lee at age 28 while filming the underground comic book inspired film The Crow is now well-known. Haunted by his father's legacy and resistant to the constant comparisons in his professional life, Lee had finally come to terms with himself by the end of his short life.

Sony Soars Into Angry Birds Flick

Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment

"Angry Birds" addicts might finally elect to put their smartphones away for once when the movie version of their favorite app flies into theaters July...

11 New Movies for Kids and Teens

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Who says summer is the only time for movie blockbusters? Box office-wise, March and April look nearly as exciting as May through August. No matter how old your kids are, our sneak peeks will help you decide whether these high-profile movies will be appropriate for your family.

Why Tolkien Would Be Proud: Peter Jackson's The Hobbit Is a Better Book Adaptation (and Film) Than Any of the Lord of the Rings Films

Seth Abramson | Posted 02.26.2013 | Books
Seth Abramson

[Warning: The following article contains significant spoilers for all of the above-mentioned movies. For an additional article on this topic by this a...

Dislike Peter Jackson's The Hobbit? Then You Don't Know Tolkien

Seth Abramson | Posted 01.03.2013 | Books
Seth Abramson

As the years go on, critics will return to the first entry in The Hobbit trilogy with a more favorable tone than they have approached it with thus far, and will be embarrassed for having rated it barely above George Lucas' thoroughly execrable Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.

James Bond, M and Me

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 02.19.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

What's bugging our still handsome hunk is pure and simple middle-aged angst about losing his edge. Chalk up one more boomer whose investment is yielding diminishing returns. The man is slipping.

Violence and Brotherhood Move Story Forward in End of Watch

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment
Marlynn Snyder

End of Watch has the odd-angle, hand-held-camera feel of a documentary. Police cruisers are equipped with camera and even gang members carry video-cameras around to record their exploits. Social media and its record-and-share-it-now aesthetic are apparent.

Amazing! Polio Survivors Invent New Sport For Paralympics

Sarah Medina | Posted 09.18.2012 | Good News

A soccer game in which you can use your hands? A new Kickstarter-funded documentary, Rollaball, hopes to give skate soccer -- a burgeoning extreme...

Movie Review: Sparkle

Ambre Anderson | Posted 10.28.2012 | Black Voices
Ambre Anderson

Not exactly fireworks but definitely a lot of sparkle. With the exception of some unanswered questions it generates during the film, I thought Sparkle was pretty good.

Comic-Con 2012: Jay and Silent Bob Launch "Too Fat To Fly" App (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.12.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

The game features an Angry-Bird-type launching mechanism, but instead of birds, it's actually Silent Bob.

What Are the Themes and Meaning of Moonrise Kingdom?

Quora | Posted 08.21.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Matthew Treski, Web Developer at Eidetic Web Design This is really basic and cliché, but I would ...

Movie review: Bernie

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.25.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a true story about events and people in a small Texas town in the mid-1990s, Bernie is a dark joke with a straight face -- and the surprising deadpan in this movie belongs to Jack Black.

Will 'The Hunger Games' Break Box-Office Records?

Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment

If you've looked at entertainment news at all this week, you probably assume the only movie out right now is "The Hunger Games." That's partially true...

In Theaters: '21 Jump Street,' Casa De Mi Padre,' 'Jeff, Who Lives At Home'

Posted 05.15.2012 | Entertainment

If you're into buddy cop stories based on '80s television programs, then this weekend will be right up your alley. Opening in theaters nationwide i...

Film: Manipulating the Mind of Martha

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 01.02.2012 | Entertainment
Marlynn Snyder

How does a young woman allow a complete stranger access to her inner thoughts, giving him full sway over her feelings and actions? An interesting question brought vividly to life in the buzzed-about indie film Martha Marcy May Marlene.

Lucas Kavner

Brit Marling: Indie's New Darling

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.13.2011 | Home

Brit Marling, the star and co-writer of the new sci-fi indie drama, "Another Earth," isn't used to the whole interview thing yet. "This is like mu...

Sucker Punch: Why You Were Unprepared To See the Film

Dan Pashman | Posted 05.28.2011 | Comedy
Dan Pashman

I didn't see Sucker Punch, and chances are, neither did you. The heavily-hyped special effects film opened Friday, but it lost the weekend box office...

Sofia Coppola's Somewhere: But Where?

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marlynn Snyder

With "Somewhere", her fourth feature film, writer/director Sofia Coppola seems to be a filmmaker who doesn't fancy rushing the story along.

Weekend Box Office in Review

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

It was a rare 'everybody loses' weekend at the box office, with the only silver lining existing in low budgets and/or strong foreign business.

Movies Opening June 18th: Trailers, Reviews (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Lance Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The summer is here, and there are plenty of new movies making their way to the theaters. The following films are coming out today, Friday, June 18th,...